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    U.S. M1850 Foot Officer's Sword by Roby.

    32-inch etched blade with 12-inch false edge. Standard decorations. Left side of blade with U.S. Right side with Federal Eagle. Ricasso marked: ROBY & CO. /CHELMSFORD /MASS. Back edge marked: IRON PROOF. Gilded brass floral pierced guard. Sharkskin grip with wire wrap. Circular pommel with laurels in riband.

    Condition: Very Good to fine. Steel with fine, gray patina Excellent detail to etched panels. Guard and grip with mellow patina to brass. Only scant traces of gilt observed in guard. Two small areas of fine tarnish under the guard. A fine example from a desirable maker.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2014
    8th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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